Every place needs electricity in their daily routine. There are many Power Generating Companies in India. Mentioned below is a list of Top 10 Power Generation Companies in India in 2016.
- NTPC Limited:
NTPC Limited established in the 1975. They generate more than a quarter of power in the country. They have also generated around 45,548 MW of power in a year. The Company has 18 Thermal plants and several gas base projects across India. They have high aims of increasing the power up to 128 GW before 2032.
- Tata Power:
Tata power is the second best power generation company in India in 2016. They produce a huge amount of power, which when calculated sums up to 8500 MW. They have their power plant in Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra and Gujarat. They not only serve the Indians but also other countries like South Africa, Bhutan, Singapore etc.
- NHPC Limited:
NHPC Limited was established in 1975 and it is the third best Power Generation Companies in India in 2016. It is Government based company. They produce 18380 MW of power yearly. They also develop hydroelectricity and comes under the Mini Ratna Category. They have more than 20 hydro power plants located in different parts of the country and they are constructing more plants.
- Adani Power:
Adani Power is the fourth best power Generation Company in the Country. They produce more than 8000 MW of power. It was established in 1996. They have various Thermal Power Stations in India and are located in major states like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Karnataka.
- Torrent Power:
Torrent Power is the fifth largest power Generation Company in India. It was established in 1996. The company generates more than 3200 MW of power. They have several projects, including three thermal power plant projects and one wind project. Torrent Power provides power to more than 28 million people who are living in the Gujarat State. They also distribute the power they generate.
- JSW Energy Limited:
JSW Energy Limited is one of the best Power Generation Companies in India and it ranks sixth in the list. The company was founded in 1994 and they have expanded their business to greater heights. The company produces more than 3000 MW of Power and they also aim to increases the power generation to more than 11000 MW in coming few years. JSW has three plants located in Rajasthan, Karnataka and Maharashtra.
- Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited:
Neyveli Lignite Corporation limited the seventh best Power Generation Company in India. It was established in 1956. They produce more than 2700 MW of Power. The main thermal plant of Neyvelli Lignite is located in Neyvelli, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan.
- Reliance Power:
Reliance Power is the eighth best power generation Company in India in 2016. It comes under the Reliance Group. They generate more than 6000 MW of power. It was established in 2007. They have various other power projects like they have three thermal power plants, wind project and a solar project.
- Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited:
Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited is one of the best power generation companies in India. It was established in 1994 and they have three hydroelectricity projects in India. It is a company of the Jaypee Group. They generate 1700 MW of Power and they aim at increasing this production in coming years.
- SJVN Limited:
SJVN Limited is the tenth best Power Generation Company in India. They produce 1500 Megawatts of power. It was established in 1988. The Indian government and the government of Himachal Pradesh run it together. The power is supplied to the different states of the North like Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana, etc.